Sakawairhynchia zealandica Trechmann 1918 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

Alternative combinations: Halorella zealandica, Rhynchonella zealandica

Belongs to Sakawairhynchia according to D. A. B. MacFarlan 1992

See also Force and Campbell 1974

Sister taxa: Sakawairhynchia aparimaensis, Sakawairhynchia bartrumi, Sakawairhynchia bencallumensis, Sakawairhynchia corbiensis, Sakawairhynchia diptonensis, Sakawairhynchia harihariensis, Sakawairhynchia hugonensis, Sakawairhynchia marokopana, Sakawairhynchia mokauensis, Sakawairhynchia momeaensis, Sakawairhynchia nezsaensis, Sakawairhynchia olenekensis, Sakawairhynchia tokombensis

Type specimen: BMNH B 50485, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Kaihikuan of New Zealand (4 collections)

• Triassic of New Zealand (229)

Total: 233 collections each including a single occurrence

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